The Warhol Foundation Will Award Six Spring 2018 Curatorial Research Fellowships
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has announced the six recipients of its Spring 2018 Curatorial Research Fellowships, with a total purse of $295,000. Individual grants up to $50,000 will support new scholarship in contemporary art, and curators are selected through a biannual submission and application process.
“These six curators are engaging with urgent cultural issues including income inequality, how we represent resistance, and how dominant narratives are shaped, and most importantly, by whom,” Joel Wachs, the Warhol Foundation’s president, said in a statement.
The Curatorial Research Fellows and their projects range.
Emma Chubb, curator of contemporary art at the Smith College Museum of Art in Northampton, Massachusetts, is organizing a mid-career retrospective for Younès Rahmoun. The artist’s first solo show in North America will also include a residency on the Smith College campus and a two-day international conference.
Eric Crosby, curator of modern and contemporary art at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will curate an multigenerational group exhibition, titled “Working Thought,” to feature work by 30 artists and address economic inequality in the United States...